Lead the EU, don’t leave: Gordon Brown heads Labour’s push to remain | Politics | The Guardian

English: Gordon Brown

English: Gordon Brown (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Guardian reports that former PM, Gordon Brown is to set out reforms he believes UK could achieve during its 2017 EU presidency as party steps up campaign.

Source: Lead the EU, don’t leave: Gordon Brown heads Labour’s push to remain | Politics | The Guardian

The Remain team have far more heavy-hitters and they need to up their campaign in the final run up to the referendum.

Thoughts?

Labour leadership in turmoil over vote on UK military action in Syria | Politics | The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The left-wing Guardian reports that Jeremy Corbyn is in a minority as he plans to bypass his frontbench with appeal to parliamentary Labour party meeting on Monday.

Source: Labour leadership in turmoil over vote on UK military action in Syria | Politics | The Guardian

This analysis in the Guardian shows how extreme Corbyn’s views are. The idea that he will appeal to the Labour Party over his cabinet demonstrates his extreme weakness.

Surely in UK democracy the proper place for the debate is parliament and if a political leader does not command the respect of his MPs, then he/she should resign?

Thoughts?